30 Apr 2016

The Final Bow

The Final Bow

This is my final thing to say as The Pfister Narrator…believe me, it’s not the final thing to say as Jonathan West. I’d like to take you back to July 7th, 2001. On that hot summer day, a stocky, dark-haired figure sauntered into the lobby of the Pfister Hotel. His palms were sweaty and perspiration […]

30 Apr 2016

10 at 100

10 at 100

This is what they call my penultimate post. The second to the last. It’s also number 100. I generally prefer words over numbers, but I had in my head a number that I wanted to hit this year in terms of posts I created as my contribution to the Pfister Blog. That number was a […]

30 Apr 2016

Selfies of the Selfless

Selfies of the Selfless

There is the family you are born into, and then there is the family you get to pick throughout life. Today, I want to talk to you about a group of people who I am humbled to now call part of my extended family–the Pfister Hotel Associates. I made a conscious effort this year to […]

29 Apr 2016

Left Feet Left at Home

Left Feet Left at Home

You know what bothers me about ballroom dancing? Nuthin’. Absolutely nuthin’. There are two things that you can count on during April in Milwaukee, and that is hot and cold. The cold refers to how you will feel when you read the daily weather report. The hot takes into account that come the third weekend […]

29 Apr 2016

My Favorite Place

My Favorite Place

This is the post that my children have been asking me to write for months. I have been asked time and time again to answer one question about my experiences at the Pfister. Where’s your favorite place at The Pfister? I am not wishy washy on this question. There’s no doubt in my mind about […]

29 Apr 2016

The Pfister Films: THE APPETIZERS

The Pfister Films: THE APPETIZERS

And so we come to the final film, a cheeky little ditty I like to call THE APPETIZERS. I think it is fitting that THE APPETIZERS is the final film that I’m sharing with you all. It is in so many ways a celebration of the glamour, the sophistication, the romance, the surprise, and the […]